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Greenpeace scientist Dr. Rianne Teule measures radioactive levels of a device from the nearby Tuwaitha nuclear facility. The device, abandoned on a roadside, contains yellow powder that is 1000 times background levels of radiation.

 

We are calling for a full assessment of the situation at Tuwaitha and other nuclear sites in Iraq. Find out what we discovered on our trip in June and July 2003.

One member of the Iraq team writes, "How do you tell someone they can't stay in their own home anymore? How do you look someone in the eye when you know that what little they have, they should abandon, even though they have nowhere else to go? We had to do that today. Another day looking for nightmares, another day finding them..."

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Paul Barrett will sail this 48

Image | 1 April, 2001 at 1:00

Paul Barrett will sail this 48-foot Endurance staysail ketch, the Tuscair, from Ireland in protest against the shipment of plutonium fuel through the Irish sea by British Nuclear Fuels.

Sei whale and calf

Image | 1 April, 2001 at 1:00

Sei whale and calf

Ballon highlighting the real climate criminals

Image | 1 April, 2001 at 1:00

Ballon highlighting the real climate criminals.

David and Diane Prince

Image | 1 April, 2001 at 1:00

David and Diane Prince. Their lives and their children's were blighted by sickness - the probable cause a chemical plant located just a few metres from their Louisiana home.

POPs in the Baltic - A review of persistent organic pollutants (POPs) in the Baltic Sea

Publication | 1 April, 2001 at 0:00

This report draws together published scientific literature on levels of POPs that have been recorded in the sediments and biota of the Baltic Sea and studies of their possible impacts upon the highly specialised ecosystem of the region. It also...

Ships for Scrap III - Steel and Toxic Wastes for Asia

Publication | 1 April, 2001 at 0:00

Findings of a Greenpeace study on workplace and environmental contamination in Alang-Sosiya shipbreaking yards, Gujarat, India.

Pulp bleaching around the Baltic Sea

Publication | 1 April, 2001 at 0:00

Greenpeace International Web Team.

Image | 22 March, 2001 at 1:00

Greenpeace International Web Team.

US National Missile Defense System and the Thule air force base in Greenland

Publication | 20 March, 2001 at 0:00

Public and governmental doubts in Denmark and Greenland over Greenland's place in US Star Wars plans.

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